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What to watch: Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova- by shadebug

Right, I have one job to do here and it’s watch anime and I’ve not been doing it. So I’ve hunkered down to crack through as much of this season as I can and I’m starting off by pandering to the otaku out there. A show that’s designed to stab directly into the heart of the hardiest fanboy. The question is, is it really, really, ridiculously good looking?

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What To Watch: Kaminai/Sunday Without God by shadebug

I think we've worked out by this point that the standard formula for anime is "take a situation; put children in it." Instant bildungsroman. It makes for some really boring and samey stuff when it becomes yet another high school romance because who really cares about high school romances (I do, but that's another argument entirely)? But it becomes really interesting when you put them in places they shouldn't be.

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